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Rack mountable Thunderbolt RAID and LTO-8 Tape Archiving Solution for Digital Workflows with YoYottaID for macOS 
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mRack DIT LTO-8


Thunderbolt RAID and LTO-8 Tape Archiving Solution for Digital Workflows



  • 1U rack mountable storage and archiving solution

  • Supports up to six 2.5" hard drives or SSDs (add your own drives)

  • Hardware RAID 0,1,5,6,10, 50 or JBOD operation

  • Integrated LTO-8 tape drive - Up to 12TB of storage per tape cartridge

  • Up to 300 MB/second data transfer rate

  • Four Thunderbolt 2 ports (dual Thunderbolt 2 buses)

  • Ideal for mounting in standard 19" racks or DIT carts

  • Mac OSX and Windows compatible

  • Ships with 6-bay drive enclosure, IBM LTO-8 tape drive, LT0-7 data cartridge, Universal Cleaning Cartridge and two Thunderbolt cables


RAID & LTO-8. The Perfect Combo.
mRack DIT LTO-8 is a 1U rack mountable hybrid RAID and LTO-8 tape archiving solution designed to support today's digital workflows. Copy camera cards to high-speed RAID for online editing and then archive the raw footage and completed projects to LTO-8 tape to safeguard the media for the long term.


mRack DIT LTO-8 features four Thunderbolt 2 ports and connects to any Thunderbolt equipped Mac or PC. Add up to six spinning or solid state drives for integrated hardware RAID functionality. Archive assets to the on-board LTO-8 drive which provides up to 12TB of data storage per cartridge. LTO has a shelf life of 30+ years and is the most cost-effective storage medium on a cost per TB basis.


Hello LTFS. Drag and Drop Content to LTO-8 Tape.
mRack DIT LTO-8 supports the Linear Tape File System (LTFS). LTFS mounts the LTO-8 tape drive in the same way as a disk drive. This enables drag and drop functionality to the LTO tape cartridge.


Backup. Archive. Manage. Works with your favorite software.
mRack DIT LTO-8 is compatible with industry leading LTO archiving and media management software for macOS and Windows including:



  • Axle Video - Axle

  • Archiware - P5

  • Imagine Products - PreRoll Post

  • Pomfort - Silverstack XT

  • Retrospect

  • Square Box - CatDV

  • StorageDNA - DNA Evolution

  • XenData - XenData 6 Workstation

  • YoYotta - YoYottaID LTFS


Simple GUI. High-Speed Hardware RAID.
Add six of your favorite hard drives or SSDs. mRack DIT supports drives up to 9.5mm in height. Setting up a RAID set is easy using the included utility.



The dedicated RAID-on-Chip processor and onboard 512MB of DDR3 cache memory offloads RAID processing from the host system, ensuring stable and high-performance data transfers.


Technical Specifications





































Interface4x Thunderbolt 2 ports, dual independent
Thunderbolt buses
Hardware RAIDSupports up to six 2.5" HDD/SSD (up to 9.5mm height)
RAID 0,1,5,6,10,50 or JBOD operation
Tape Drive IBM LTO-8, LTFS Compatible
System RequirementsMac or Windows PC with Thunderbolt port
For systems with Thunderbolt 3, an adapter is required:
Mac Adapter | PC Adapter
Compatible backup/archive software
Size19 x 16.5 x 1.75"/ 48.3 x 41.9 x 4.45 cm
Weight16 lb / 7.25 kg
What's in the Box?1U rack mountable enclosure with LTO-8 drive
Hardware RAID supporting up to six 2.5" drives
LTO-8 tape cartridge
Fujifilm Universal Cleaning cartridge
Two 1 meter Thunderbolt cables
Warranty2-years
Extend Warranty to 3-years

Whats in the box?



  • 1U rack mountable enclosure with LTO-8 drive

  • Hardware RAID supporting up to six 2.5" drives

  • LTO-8 tape cartridge

  • Fujifilm Universal Cleaning cartridge

  • Two 1 meter Thunderbolt cables

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